The Need for a Middle Eastern Empire Essay

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The Imperial History History suggests that great leaders view the world as a divided empire that if united would end problems that a single nation dream of solving. Many leaders of today fight for division, independence, and personal interests. Such leaders want control over small territories just to exercise power and control over a small population resulting in problems such as famine, poverty, and civil wars. Real leaders seek glory by achieving world domination to help their society move forward towards a better future and inviting other societies to join. Hence, spread civilized laws and ideas, end barbarism, and unite mankind.
The Macedonians started their campaign of conquering the Persians as a method to unite the Greeks.
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Colonization is the process of forming colonies where emigrants from a country live in a distant land and subject to their parent country. World Domination by an empire has pros and cons, such pros are unity of the people of certain culture or religion, economic growth of the nation, technological advancements, and national security. Unity of people, a term used to describe the strong bond between groups of people living in a nation, or a region sharing the same religion or culture. For example, in the Middle East, Arabs lived there in tribes fighting one another. When Islam was introduced and spread in the region, the Arabs as Muslims stood together united as one nation because they shared the same religion, culture, and followed one leader called the Caliph. This created unity which brought more together as Islam spread leading to an empire. It was a period “where all Arabs were brothers and where Arab rule extended throughout the Middle East” (Kennedy, 2004). This empire gave Muslims a chance to engage in trade that stretched from China to Europe connecting the East with the West and trade within the empire between cities. During the Umayyad and early Abbasid caliphs, Iraq was the most productive area due to its irrigated alluvium of southern Iraq which generated the most revenues and was four times the revenues of Egypt which was the next richest province (Kennedy, 2004). In addition, many scholars of that period started theorizing and experimenting which lead
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